Tony Gurr

REFLECT yourself to GREATNESS…

In Classroom Teaching on 27/01/2012 at 6:39 pm

I’m re-posting this one for all my lovely, lovely “trainers-in-training” in Karabük and Safranbolu – what a hard-working bunch of “professional LEARNers” (and anyone else who might have missed it) 😉 ENJOY!

allthingslearning

Did you know that:

  • 65% of conference attendees believe they learn nothing from plenary sessions…
  • 55% of conference attendees prefer the coffee breaks to the break-out sessions they attend…
  • 45% of conference attendees “sneak” off to do a bit of sight-seeing…or shopping…(!)

...shopping time!

 

Did you also know that 33% of statistics are made up on the spot!

 

OK, OK – my conference stats may lack a bit of reliability…but it’s true – we educators do not do our best LEARNing at conferences!

 

I have done a great deal of interviewing in my time (karma…for previous lives poorly lived, no doubt) – but one interviewee still stands out for me…nearly 12 years after the fact.

I had probably interviewed around 15 candidates on the day I met him – and I was bored to death by people telling me what a great team-player

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